Tag Libraries

Coulon + Tavella: Animu Media Library in Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

29-06-2022

Coulon + Tavella: Animu Media Library in Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

In Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, Dominique Coulon and Amelia Tavella’s Animu Media Library is the latest surprising example of the ‘third place’ concept. So as to better integrate into its surroundings, the architecture strives not to impose itself on nature, instead allowing itself to be moulded by the residual spaces left by the thriving plant life.

Hacker’s Ledding Library in Milwaukie

11-03-2022

Hacker’s Ledding Library in Milwaukie

The perfect combination of nature and culture: the new Ledding Library on the outskirts of the town of Milwaukie, Oregon, located between natural wetlands, a city park and the town hall, is a sustainable construction that meets the requirements of the 2030 Challenge and follows the site’s topography to blend into its surroundings.

Adjaye Associates designs new Library and Events Centre in Winter Park, Florida

17-01-2022

Adjaye Associates designs new Library and Events Centre in Winter Park, Florida

On December 10 and 11, 2021, before local authorities and architect David Adjaye, the inauguration of the new library and events centre designed by the Adjaye Associates architecture firm took place. Built in the northwest corner of the Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Florida, the new building is part of a larger revitalisation programme for the park and has been designed to help grow and improve the local community.

Mecanoo’s SNFL: renovation and expansion project on Fifth Avenue

19-11-2021

Mecanoo’s SNFL: renovation and expansion project on Fifth Avenue

The renovation of New York’s Mid-Manhattan Library by Mecanoo in association with Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners has transformed the 1914 building into Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library.

House of Wisdom designed by Foster+Partners seen through Shoayb Khattab’s lens

25-10-2021

House of Wisdom designed by Foster+Partners seen through Shoayb Khattab’s lens

House of Wisdom, the large library designed by the Foster + Partners studio - and recalling Mies van der Rohe’s style - in Sharjah, Dubai, was the subject of the photographic project by director and photographer Shoayb Khattab, winning the prestigious Architizer+ 2021 award in the Photography + Video category.

Bruno Gaudin Architectes Library La Contemporaine campus of the Université Paris Nanterre

15-10-2021

Bruno Gaudin Architectes Library La Contemporaine campus of the Université Paris Nanterre

On the campus of the Université Paris Nanterre, the new building of the “Bibliothèque de Documentation Internationale Contemporaine” designed by Atelier Bruno Gaudin Architectes, has been completed. The building, constructed at the entrance to the university campus, houses the library, the archive centre, the museum and the offices of La Contemporaine. This is a major French institution, a point of reference in the field of humanities and social sciences studies that preserves and collects documents and objects relating to the contemporary history of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Duoyun bookstore in Taizhou designed by Wutopia Lab

16-09-2021

Duoyun bookstore in Taizhou designed by Wutopia Lab

Chinese architecture firm Wutopia Lab has designed a new library on the banks of the Yongning River in the typical water city of Taizhou. A project that starts from the transformation of a complex of disused buildings which, thanks to a white aluminium cladding has become a point of attraction in the local urban context.

3andwich Design: Viti Books bookshop in Beijing

18-08-2021

3andwich Design: Viti Books bookshop in Beijing

Viti Books, in the Daxing district, southern Beijing, aims to become a starting point for the rebirth of a new sort of social interaction. 3andwich Design is behind the interior design of the bookshop, having designated specific areas for adults and children, for leisure and concentration, where everyone can feel at home.

UAD designs new Museum and Library in Jiashan, China

04-08-2021

UAD designs new Museum and Library in Jiashan, China

UAD – The Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zheijiang University Co., Ltd. – has recently completed a new cultural complex in Jiashan, China. The city is an eco-friendly and green development demonstration area in the Yangtze River Delta, thus playing the important role of a laboratory for implementing new architectural and social solutions.

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